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Fifth Pac-12 school secures football commitment from Hawaii

By Billy Hull on June 25, 2019

Oregon, California, Arizona State, Oregon State and now Utah. All five schools expect to have at least one player from Hawaii in their football recruiting class in 2020 with the Utes joining the list today. Saint Louis’ Kamo’i Latu, a 6-foot, 175-pound safety, became the sixth different Crusader to announce a college commitment to a Division I school when he posted on social media that he plans to sign with the Utes. ❗️C O M M I T T E […]

Kamehameha freshman Tausili Akana lands offers from Hawaii, BYU, Utah

By Paul Honda on June 22, 2019

Tausili Akana is on the radar and shining brightly. The incoming Kamehameha freshman linebacker earned defensive MVP honors for grades 8-10 at the All-Poly football camp in Utah and landed three scholarship offers: Hawaii, Brigham Young and Utah. He is 6-foot-3, 195 pounds after growing four inches in the past year, according to his father, former Hawaii basketball player and current Kahuku boys basketball coach Brandyn Akana. Tausili Akana is the younger brother of heralded volleyball players Braelyn Akana and […]

Mililani DE Shane Kady headed to the Pac-12

By Billy Hull on June 21, 2019

Mililani senior Shane Kady, a 6-foot-3, 210-pound defensive end, announced his college commitment to play at Oregon State on social media today. C O M M I T T E D #BTD20 #DAMRIGHT pic.twitter.com/Qg7jO79dyj — Shane Kady ⚡️ (@Shanek45) June 21, 2019 Kady, a second-team Star-Advertiser All-State selection as a junior, held offers from Arizona, Army, BYU, Fresno State, Hawaii, San Diego State, UNLV, Utah State and the Beavers. Kady visited Oregon State last week and then tripped to Fresno […]


Oregon gets commitment from second 2020 Hawaii prospect

By Billy Hull on June 19, 2019

After getting shut out in Hawaii in the past two years, the Oregon Ducks are rebuilding their Hawaiian pipeline. Kapolei defensive lineman Maceal Afaese became the second prospect from the islands in the class of 2020 to commit to the Ducks in 11 days, announcing his decision via social media today. I AM COMMITTED!!! #SCODUCKS🦆🦆🦆 pic.twitter.com/Vz9d0lY23v — Maceal Afaese ❄️ (@Eleu_sameka) June 19, 2019 Afaese chose the Ducks out of an offer sheet of 13 schools: Arizona, Arizona State, BYU, […]

Busy week of college commitments ends with two more

By Billy Hull on June 14, 2019

Seven different football prospects from Hawaii committed to Division I schools in the last week, choosing to end the recruiting process early and enjoy the rest of the summer. Arizona State became the third Pac-12 school to land a commitment from Hawaii as Kahuku’s Micah Soliai Howlett announced his commitment to the Sun Devils on Thursday. Soliai Howlett, who is 6-foot-4 and 280 pounds, also had offers from Fresno State, Hawaii, Navy, Nevada, Syracuse and UNLV. He was named to […]

Saint Louis DT Stanley Mckenzie headed to the Pac-12

By Billy Hull on June 12, 2019

Another big-time football prospect from Saint Louis is now off the board. Stanley Mckenzie, a 6-foot-2, 270-pound defensive tackle who made the All-State third team as a junior, announced his college commitment on social media today. ROLL ON YOU BEARS!!!🐻 COMMITED💯 pic.twitter.com/lBFES7zCm8 — Stanley Mckenzie (@stan_mckenzie94) June 12, 2019 Mckenzie chose the Bears out of an offer sheet of 11 schools: Arizona, Boise State, California, Central Michigan, Hawaii, Nebraska, Oregon, Oregon State, San Jose State, UNLV and Virginia. UPDATE: Mililani’s […]

Saint Louis WR Roman Wilson in no hurry to make college decision

By Nick Abramo on June 10, 2019

You’ve heard of speed week in auto racing? For Roman Wilson, May was speed month. Wilson, the Saint Louis wide receiver who will be a senior this fall, followed up his grand performance at the state track and field championships with a major showing at Nike’s The Opening football camp in Oakland, Calif. He’s back at practice with the Crusaders, gearing up for the team’s run at a fourth straight Open Division state championship. But he’s not in a hurry […]

Wisconsin gets commitment from Saint Louis LB Nick Herbig

By Billy Hull on June 10, 2019

The two highest-rated recruits in the class of 2020 from Hawaii have wrapped up their college recruitment before their senior season has started. Saint Louis linebacker Nick Herbig announced on social media today that he has committed to Wisconsin after visiting the school over the weekend on an official visit. Mom & Dad. IM HOME❗️ Committed to the University of Wisconsin🦡🔴⚪️ Glory to my God the most high. Thank you to everyone who has been with me throughout this journey🙏🏼 […]